Did you know that businesses are not required to provide a shopping bag. Many retailers are taking the ban as an opportunity to reconsider what bags, if any, they offer
Not all plastic bags will be banned when the QLD bag ban comes into effect but retailers need to be careful when considering their options
Queenslanders can look forward to cleaner parks, beaches and public areas as the state now has a container refund scheme and a ban on plastic shopping bags ready to start next year.
From 1 July 2018, retailers will not be allowed to provide lightweight plastic bags due to the plastic bag ban provisions in the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 passed in September 2017 by the Queensland Government.